CNSX:GPK

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Grand Peak Capital Corp. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, management or leveraged buyouts, turnaround situations, and reviewing investment opportunities in undervalued companies.


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has Grand Peak Capital's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GPK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-95.0%

GPK

8.0%

CA Capital Markets

6.3%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-90.0%

GPK

-13.0%

CA Capital Markets

-19.7%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: GPK exceeded the Canadian Capital Markets industry which returned -18.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GPK exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -21.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GPKIndustryMarket
7 Day-95.0%8.0%6.3%
30 Day-95.0%-10.7%-5.3%
90 Day-50.0%-19.0%-20.3%
1 Year-90.0%-90.0%-8.7%-13.0%-17.0%-19.7%
3 Yearn/a-0.6%-13.4%-7.9%-16.5%
5 Yearn/a10.5%-13.9%3.7%-11.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Grand Peak Capital's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Grand Peak Capital undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GPK (CA$0.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$0.25)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GPK is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GPK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Capital Markets industry average.

PE vs Market: GPK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GPK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GPK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (18.4x) compared to the CA Capital Markets industry average (0.8x).

Future Growth

How is Grand Peak Capital forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

4.5%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Grand Peak Capital has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Grand Peak Capital performed over the past 5 years?

-12.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GPK is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GPK is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GPK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -12.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GPK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: GPK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-9.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GPK has a negative Return on Equity (-496.06%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Grand Peak Capital's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GPK's short term assets (CA$1.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$3.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: GPK has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GPK's debt to equity ratio (132%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: GPK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.3% to 132% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GPK has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GPK has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

Dividend

What is Grand Peak Capital's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GPK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GPK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GPK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GPK's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GPK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Tajinder Johal

3.17s

Tenure

Mr. Tajinder Johal has been Chief Executive Officer and Director at Grand Peak Capital Corp. since February 7, 2017 and serves as its Interim Chief Financial Officer. 


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Tajinder Johal
CEO, Interim CFO & Director3.17yrsno data9.21% CA$200.0k
Santokh Sahota
Independent Director2yrsno datano data
Jatinder Bains
Independent Director2.67yrsno data7.37% CA$160.0k

2.7yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: GPK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 56%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Grand Peak Capital Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Grand Peak Capital Corp.
  • Ticker: GPK
  • Exchange: CNSX
  • Founded: 1952
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: CA$2.171m
  • Shares outstanding: 108.56m
  • Website: https://grandpeakcapital.com/

Location

  • Grand Peak Capital Corp.
  • 8338 120 Street
  • Suite 200
  • Surrey
  • British Columbia
  • V3W 3N4
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GPKCNSX (Canadian National Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADOct 1982
6GP1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEUROct 1982

Biography

Grand Peak Capital Corp. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, management or leveraged buyouts, turnaround situations, and reviewing investment opportunities in undervalued companies. The firm prefers to make investments in publicly traded companies holding assets in the real estate, mining/exploration and technology sectors. It also provides merchant banking, consulting activities, and asset-based commercial lending services include financial and advisory services for corporate finance transactions including mergers, bridge financing, and loan workouts in Canada and the United States. The company was formerly known as Black Mountain Capital Corporation. Grand Peak Capital Corp. was founded in 1952 and is based in Surrey, Canada with an additional office in Vancouver, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/09 00:43
End of Day Share Price2020/04/08 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.